Sundance Shorts
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2023 Sundance Shorts

August 19, 2023

This event occurred as part of the 23/24 Hop Film season. This is an archived view.

A showcase of seven specially curated shorts from the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, the preeminent launchpad for young and new filmmaking talent.

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The 2023 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 90-minute collection of seven short films curated from the 2023 Festival, including two Festival Award-winning titles. Considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers, the Festival includes fiction, documentary and animation from around the world. 

Total runtime: 1h30m

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Help Me Understand
D. Aemilia Scott, US

Six women come to a consensus.

Inglorious Liaisons
D. Chloé Alliez & Violette Delvoye, France/Belgium

On the night of a big party for Lucie, Maya, and their friends, Jimmy has also come. Everyone knows he is here for Maya, but does she have the same feelings for Jimmy?

D. Catherine Hoffman & Sharon Liese, US

Three generations of a Kansas City family are finally unified when they do something that countless other Black Americans could not—choose their own last name.

Pro Pool
D. Alec Pronovost, Canada

Newly graduated with a bachelor's degree in history and civilization, Charles-Olivier struggles to find a job in his field and must rely on a clerk position in a pool shop.

Rest Stop (Jury Award: US Fiction)
D. Crystal Kayiza, US

On a bus ride from New York to Oklahoma, Meyi, a young Ugandan-American girl, realizes her place in the world through her mother's ambitious effort to reunite their family.

Take Me Home
D. Liz Sargent, US

After their mother's death, a cognitively disabled woman and her estranged sister must learn to communicate in order to move forward.

When You Left Me on That Boulevard (Short Film Grand Jury Prize)
D. Kayla Abuda Galang, US

Teenager Ly and her cousins get high before a boisterous family Thanksgiving at their auntie's house in southeast San Diego in 2006.

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